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Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
highest levels by people who were staffing the obama administration at the highest -- >> peter orszag, who was obama's -- >> -- director of management and budget director. now at citi. >> high level at citi. jake siewert who was a chief counselor to tim geithner, secretary of treasury -- they were doing all kinds of battle with goldman sachs during the first term, especially after the financial crisis. jake is now the head of communications for goldman sachs. i mean, you -- >> and so, many of them have a connection to someone else who figures prominent in your book, robert rubin. >> yeah, robert rubin -- >> was clinton's treasury secretary. >> there's always been a symbiosis between wall street and washington to some degree. but i think the clinton era introduced a whole new level of magnitude to this. and bob rubin, who was the sort of storied head of goldman sachs for many years, coming to take the reins of treasury was really -- i mean, he was a real guru. and brought a lot of protÉges, larry summers being the biggest example, to town. tim geithner being another one. and yeah, and
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm PST
earnings next year. >>> meanwhile, the obama administration met its self-imposed deadline to have the government website back on track and running smoothly for the vast majority of users next month, but despite that, there are numbers still plaguing the use a useers. >> reporter: jakim says it has been a lot easier to enroll people for the health care insurance than last month. >> a couple of weeks ago you couldn't do anything. >> reporter: last week he was able to help people apply and shop all in one sitting. >> people came in, and in half an hour, they found insurance. >> reporter: not so today. although the obama administration says it more than doubled the capacity of the insurance marketplace to handle 50,000 users at a time, after five weeks of trouble shooting. by late are morning, more than 375,000 people had gone into the site, landing in a virtual waiting room that holds their place in an on-line queue. but if the front end remains slow, the insurers say the big problem is the back end of the marketplace, the actual planned enrollment system continues to generate faulty inf
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
up. and the obama administration is trying to entice more private capital back in the market. but rental demand is unlikely to ease any time soon, nor are r t rents. >>> uncle sam is now officially out of the car business. the u.s. treasury has sold the last batch of shares for general motors, closing out the 2009 bailout. taxpayers lost money on the deal, the treasury invested almost $50 billion to rescue gm and got almost all but 12 billion of it back. >>> and the main competitor to u.s.-based boeing announced it is cutting 5800 jobs over the next two years, many from its defense and space division as it looks to reduce costs. >>> also making news, the merger of american airlines and u.s. airway has officially been completed, creating the world's largest carrier. shares of the new company rose nearly 3% in their first day of trading. now, the new airline will feature 6,700 daily flights and a global network to rival giants like united airlines and delta. but will it be a good things for travellers? >> reporter: in an industry where bigger is being touted as being better, the new
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